Definition of paper taffeta in English:

paper taffeta

noun

  • [mass noun] A lightweight taffeta with a crisp papery finish.

    [as modifier] ‘an embroidered silk paper-taffeta dress’
    • ‘Her latest collection consists of stunning jewel encrusted gowns in luxurious rich fabrics like paper taffeta, duchess satins, sumptuous organzas and flowing chiffons.’
    • ‘Using stiff paper taffeta she made togas that fell in a triangle from neck to floor.’